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Francis Guthrie Smith

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Identity

  • Title
    Trooper Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Francis Guthrie AWMM
  • Surname
    Smith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7/1557 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1886 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of George A & Helen SMITH Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Whakarau, Poverty Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G.A. Smith (father), Whakarau, Poverty Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian & Egyptian E.F. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Canterbury Mounted Rifles 6th Reinforcements Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record
  • Service number
    7/1557 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    East Coast Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
    • July 1915 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    28yrs 8 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Military Record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Francis Smith was the son of George A. and Helen Isabel Smith, of Gisborne, New Zealand.

    According to the Official History, Trooper Smith was buried at Quatia, Sinai. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 August 1916 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM A. 32. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Recent casualty lists contain the name of Trooper Francis G Smith, reported to have been killed in action August 5. Trooper Smith was a son of G A Smith of Whakarau and he left Gisborne with the 8th Contingent. He was farming at Whakarau when he enlisted and was well known in that district. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 14078, 23 August 1916, Page 3
  • Memorial name
    Te Karaka War Memorial and Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 22 September 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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